When to use symbolic or planning AI?

12 Feb 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , | Posted by Doug Rose

The symbolic approach and AI planning work great for applications that have a limited number of matching patterns; for example, a program that helps you complete your tax return. The IRS provides a limited number of forms and a collection of rules for reporting tax-relevant data. Combine the forms and instructions with the capability to […]

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What’s “strong” and “weak” Artificial Intelligence?

22 Jan 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , | Posted by Doug Rose

You’ve seen in my last post that John Searle created the Chinese room argument to explain how pattern matching shouldn’t be seen as intelligence. He also pointed out that you can think of AI in two different ways. He called them strong and weak artificial intelligence. With strong AI, a machine displays all the behavior […]

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